Regimental number129
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Hugh Martin, PO Port Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 December 1918
Discharge date6 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Adelaide, 9 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 20 July 1916.

Wounded in action, 24 January 1917 (gun shot wound, right foot). Admitted to 5th British Red Cross Hospital, Wimereant, 27 January 1917; rejoined unit, 2 March 1917.

Wounded in action, 4 June 1917 (gun shot wound, buttock and abdomen); admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 5 June 1917. Transferred to England, 9 June 1917; admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, 10 June 1917. Transferred to No. 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 24 September 1917; granted furlough, 27 September 1917, to report to No. 2 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 11 October 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 14 February 1918; rejoined 43rd Bn, 21 February 1918.

Wounded in action, 1 September 1918 (gun shot wound, right arm). Transferred to England, 5 September 1918; admitted to No. 1 Southern General Hospital, Stourbridge, 6 September 1918. Granted furlough, 12 November 1918, to report to No. 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 27 November 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 February 1919; discharged, 6 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal